BusesUrban and country buses from around Australia
December 07, 2011
The weirdest mode of public transport in Adelaide is the O-Bahn - a concrete guideway that lets buses run at 100 km/h, and the driver don't need to steer.
December 01, 2011
With the O-Bahn Busway in Adelaide they need a special double ended tow truck to rescue buses stranded on the concrete guideway. It also seems to be used to move normal buses.
July 12, 2015
All of the route bus services in Adelaide are operated under the AdelaideMetro name and livery, but are contracted out to a number of private companies. As of 2011 a new red front livery is replacing the previous yellow fronted version.
March 05, 2011
The most boring airshow for V/Line ever: VLocities ran the majority of services. Only one hauled push-pull set ran, with a pair of N classes it only ran one return trip on Saturday and one return trip on Sunday.
January 16, 2016
Buses in Ballarat are operated by Davis Bus Lines, part of CDC Victoria.
August 20, 2014
Buses from Brisbane and South East Queensland
More bus related bits and pieces
May 09, 2011
Buses operating in Australia's snow fields
October 17, 2013
All kinds of bus infrastructure - bus stops, interchanges and depots
August 23, 2014
Buses in and around the Queensland city of Cairns.
November 26, 2015
On November 26, 2015 a down Bendigo train failed outside Albion station, blocking the Sunbury line for hours. Eventually the V/Line train was limped into the platform at Albion, allowing passenger to wait for buses, with the suburban train behind being eventually evacuated as well
January 25, 2017
CDC Geelong (formerly Benders Busways) and McHarry's Buslines operate the bus services in Geelong, Victoria
April 16, 2017
Geelong is one of the busiest V/Line destinations, being a major servicing and stabling operation for their trains. Facilities include a car wash, fuel point and a dedicated Y class shunter
September 04, 2015
Buses on Queensland's Gold Coast
March 05, 2012
Historical buses now preserved by heritage groups
April 24, 2017
Buses running normal route services around Melbourne and the surrounding suburbs
April 11, 2017
When the *%@! hits the fan on Melbourne's rail network, buses have to be caleld in to operate a replacement service for passengers.
November 04, 2016
On October 30, 2015 the politicians visited Federation Square to launch PTV' new 'Night Network' - all night trains and trams, as well as a rejigged Nightrider bus service.
April 24, 2014
For two weeks in July 2011 the railway between Footscray and Sunshine will be closed to allow the first stage of Regional Rail Link works to proceed. Metro's Sydenham line service will be replaced by a bus service between Albion Station and Flemington Racecourse - by the looks of the bus interchanges, this will not be the only series of disruptions.
April 08, 2017
Road coaches from across Australia
April 11, 2017
Skybus forms the main public transport link between Southern Cross Station and Melbourne Airport. Unlike the other form of public transport in Melbourne it also operates without any government subsidies.
Buses around Sydney
Buses running public transport services in the various towns around Victoria
On July 2011 V/Line ran their first standard gauge service to Albury, after almost 3 years of bus replacements, and countless months wasted of back and forth between the different parties involved.
December 04, 2011
Yes, V/Line does run into South Australia (well, buses not trains, but that is beside the point)
January 04, 2017
V/Line has a habit of stuffing things up and needing to call in the buses to get commuters home. (They have an even worse habit of cancelling trains to free up drivers to run football specials, putting the commuters onto buses)
August 22, 2014
Whitsunday Transit operates buses in Queensland between the inland town of Proserpine and the coastal communities of Airlie Beach and Shute Harbour.
When tracks replacing, or trams get blocked by road accidents, Yarra Trams has to call in the replacement buses
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